Using a slow cooker to prepare this diabetic-friendly, Italian Wild Rice Soup makes this scrumptious recipe easy and low maintenance.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
7 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet cook pork over medium heat until no longer pink, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks; drain off fat.

  • In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker combine cooked pork, the water, broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, uncooked wild rice, garlic, Italian seasoning, paprika, fennel seeds, black pepper, salt and crushed red pepper.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Stir spinach into soup.

  • Serve topped with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

275 calories; protein 20.2g; carbohydrates 24.2g; dietary fiber 6.4g; sugars 7.8g; fat 11.3g; saturated fat 4.6g; cholesterol 45.1mg; vitamin a iu 3590.5IU; vitamin c 16.2mg; folate 85.9mcg; calcium 157.3mg; iron 2.6mg; magnesium 80.1mg; potassium 723.8mg; sodium 615.1mg.

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Wow perfect meal for cold weather. Made this exactly as written and the flavors are balanced and the sausage and tomato flavors really come through. Making again today if you love minestrone you will love this. Read More